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University of Wisconsin–Madison


Student Laboratory Assistant (Work-Study Required)

Apply now(opens in a new window) Job No: 502702
Division/Organization: School of Medicine & Public Health
Job Type: UW Student Jobs
Remote Eligbility: Not Remote
Salary/Wage Range or Lump Sum: $10.00
Job Categories: Interpersonal Communication, Critical Thinking/Problem Solving, Teamwork/Collaboration, Professionalism/Work Ethic, STEM, Federal Work-Study Preferred

Department Overview:

Pediatrics. We are a basic research lab focused on fungal infection models. 

Anticipated Start Date:


Anticipated End Date (If Applicable):


Remote Work Eligibility Detail:

Not remote


Anticipated Hours Per Week:

10–25 hours per week


Minimum 10 - 15 hr. per week (more hours may be available during the Summer). Work times are flexible, to work around classes (Monday through Friday, between 8 AM and 6 PM), but some work time should be in blocks greater than 3 hrs. Especially interested in students who can start during summer and continue through school year.

Salary/Wage Range/Lump Sum:


Number of Positions:



•Applicant must be a current or incoming UW student and continuing at least through Spring 2024.

•Federal Work-Study funding required. 

•Classroom and work experience in sterile technique and general laboratory procedures is beneficial, but training will be provided, as necessary, for specific protocols. 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:


Position Summary/Job Duties:

Job duties include preparation of media for tissue culture and microbiology, preparation of laboratory solutions and general laboratory maintenance.   

To apply, please include:

  1. Cover letter: include GPA, major, expected graduation date and work-study availability. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT WORK-STUDY INFORMATION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
  2. Resume (in Word or PDF format)
  3. References (two names and contact information from work and/or academic positions)

COVID-19 Workplace Safety:

Please review and be aware of the Student Employee COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy.

Physical Demands:

Light lifting

Institutional Statements:

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

UW-Madison is an Equal Employment, Equal Access Employer committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background-people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit:

Accommodation Statement:

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

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